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AROUND TOWN

Man sentenced to year in jail for Portola Valley attack

A 22-year-old Palo Alto man was sentenced Friday to one year in county jail for an attack on a 13-year-old boy with a...

Original post made on May. 10, 2014
Last comment by Kris, on May 13, 2014 at 10:14 am | 5 comments | 4215 Views

AROUND TOWN

Almanac wins state-wide awards

The Almanac won eight awards in the California Newspaper Publishers Association contest, including first-place awards for...

Original post made on May. 4, 2014
Last comment by Come on, on May 13, 2014 at 6:52 am | 9 comments | 2847 Views

MENLO PARK

Video: SaveMenlo Anouncing and Submitting necessary signatures for the Initiative (5-12-2014)

Today, 5-12-2014, the SaveMenlo group announced and submitted to the City the needed signatures for the Initiative regarding...

Original post made by Morris Brown on May. 12, 2014
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MENLO PARK

Save Menlo claims to have needed initiative signatures

The SJ Mercury in an article: http://www.mercurynews.com/peninsula/ci_25734848/menlo-park-will-pay-consultant-126-886-study has...

Original post made by old timer on May. 10, 2014
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on May 12, 2014 at 2:45 pm | 7 comments | 390 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park will pay a consultant $126,886 to study proposed citizen initiative to limit downtown offices

The SJ Mercury reports: http://www.mercurynews.com/peninsula/ci_25734848/menlo-park-will-pay-consultant-126-886-study Our...

Original post made by Disgusted on May. 11, 2014
Last comment by Sam Tyler, on May 12, 2014 at 11:37 am | 4 comments | 620 Views

AROUND TOWN

San Mateo County Supervisor Carole Groom lied says Ling La

Sam Trans Whistleblower Ling La responds to Carole Groom's comment from a candidate interview this week. San Mateo County...

Original post made by Michael G. Stogner on May. 8, 2014
Last comment by Thank you, on May 11, 2014 at 2:49 pm | 12 comments | 2464 Views

AROUND TOWN

POSITION PAPER: PENSION REFORM AND TAXES by Michael G. Stogner, Candidate for Supervisor

I have previously written position papers on what San Mateo County could be doing better in terms of sexual crimes against...

Original post made by Michael G. Stogner on May. 8, 2014
Last comment by Thank you, on May 11, 2014 at 12:14 pm | 5 comments | 2129 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

The beat goes on: An appreciation of Dr. Wong

Jazz royalty. A visionary, and a legend in the jazz world. Any musician would be thrilled to be characterized by those reverential...

Original post made on May. 11, 2014
Last comment by Samuel Pearl, on May 11, 2014 at 9:50 am | 1 comment | 1717 Views

AROUND TOWN

Menlo Park planning commissioners selected

A new face has joined the return of a familiar one on the Menlo Park Planning Commission. The City Council has reappointed...

Original post made on May. 11, 2014
Last comment by Good News, on May 11, 2014 at 7:28 am | 1 comment | 1369 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Judge to compel Vinod Khosla to testify in Martin's Beach case

Attorneys presented opening arguments Thursday morning on the first day of the latest courtroom battle of private-property...

Original post made on May. 9, 2014
Last comment by Bob, on May 10, 2014 at 1:03 pm | 4 comments | 1524 Views

MENLO PARK

Guest opinion: Former mayors endorse downtown plan initiative

We the undersigned are former Menlo Park mayors who have served Menlo Park for a total of 64 years. We come together to...

Original post made on Apr. 8, 2014
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on May 10, 2014 at 11:54 am | 263 comments | 9250 Views

AROUND TOWN

President Obama to visit the Bay Area

Walmart may seem an unlikely place for a president to visit, but President Barack Obama is set to come to Mountain View's...

Original post made on May. 8, 2014
Last comment by neighbor, on May 10, 2014 at 9:13 am | 13 comments | 3939 Views

AROUND TOWN

Open space district puts $300M bond measure on ballot

The Midpeninsula Regional Open Space District Board of Directors voted unanimously Wednesday night to put a $300-million...

Original post made on Feb. 28, 2014
Last comment by Michael G. Stogner, on May 10, 2014 at 8:45 am | 25 comments | 4287 Views

AROUND TOWN

Menlo Park council approves Louise Street abandonment

The fight over Louise Street may head to the courts, which is where some Menlo Park City Council members appear to think...

Original post made on Aug. 21, 2013
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on May 9, 2014 at 4:37 pm | 32 comments | 3407 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park: Granny unit discussion continues

The Planning Commission is in the throes of figuring out how to incorporate secondary units, also known as "granny units,"...

Original post made on Feb. 5, 2014
Last comment by Homeless Person, on May 9, 2014 at 3:21 pm | 21 comments | 6521 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Police calls: Passenger seat stolen from car in Woodside

Crime and accident reports from West Menlo Park, Ladera, Woodside and Menlo Park. Read the full story here http://www.almanacnews.com/news/2014/05/08/police-calls-passenger-seat-st...

Original post made on May. 8, 2014
Last comment by pearl, on May 8, 2014 at 6:48 pm | 1 comment | 2409 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Kim Griffin attacks Hickey and Stogner

Kim Griffin is one of 3 Sequoia Healthcare District Directors who I asked to resign. http://www.almanacnews.com/square/2013/12/10/hickey-calls-for-resignation-of-kane-faro-and-griff...

Original post made by Jack Hickey on May. 7, 2014
Last comment by Jack Hickey, on May 8, 2014 at 4:18 pm | 10 comments | 760 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Ex-Menlo Park employee charged with misdemeanor embezzlement

A 48-year-old man who collected program fees at the front desk of the Arrillaga Family Recreation Center in Menlo Park has...

Original post made on May. 6, 2014
Last comment by Reality, on May 8, 2014 at 7:25 am | 8 comments | 3526 Views

AROUND TOWN

SamTrans Fraud Allegations not going away.

Tonight NBC 11 We Investigate at 11PM Looks like another employee has come forward, how many will it take? http://www.nbcbayarea.com/investigations/SamTrans-Faces-Forensic-Audit-a...

Original post made by Michael G. Stogner on May. 7, 2014
Last comment by Michael G. Stogner, on May 8, 2014 at 7:13 am | 1 comment | 343 Views

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Menlo Park school board says time isn't right to add Mandarin immersion

A standing-room-only crowd of parents and proponents of starting a Mandarin immersion program in the Menlo Park City School...

Original post made on Apr. 28, 2014
Last comment by Rich, on May 8, 2014 at 12:51 am | 11 comments | 4936 Views
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